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An administrative law judge found merit in arguments that the St. Louis County School District filed an incomplete and inadequate campaign finance report. Although the judge’s decision … more
A projected $1 billion surplus could provide more sorely-needed help for rural Minnesotans. In a teleconference last week, Gov. Mark Dayton proposed using a portion of the surplus to expand … more
Property tax reforms adopted by legislators during the 2013 and 2014 sessions were supposed to result in the largest property tax reduction in 12 years for Minnesotans. But that hasn’t been the … more
It’s that time of year again. Thanksgiving dinner has barely cleared the plates before throngs of shoppers will be heading to big-box retailers in search of bargains. Others will be scanning online … more
The former Orr School could once again become the tiny community’s hub if a community group succeeds with its plans to turn the school into a community center and business incubator. The group, … more
The inability of Americans to understand relative risk is a danger in itself. Take the overblown threat posed by Ebola, which is already having economic repercussions right here in the North Country. … more
From the time they were tiny, fuzzy buds, to now as they flush the last of their colors before blowing away in the wind, leaves serve as a reminder of the unique beauty in each stage of the earth's … more
The end of a fishing trip is supposed to be a big celebration. You come home with dirt in your finger nails and pounds of fish to fry, and embellish on heroic tales while drinking leftover beers … more
Republicans acquired more seats in the U.S. House and took control of the U.S. Senate, but failed to make any gains in Minnesota despite spending millions of dollars in an effort to topple Eighth … more
With the political season nearing its climax, letters to the editor have been filling our email and mailbox alike in recent days. And, as we often do in our pre-election edition, we’ve allotted an … more
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